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  • Ecological Dynamics of Tick-Borne Zoonosesby Daniel E. Sonenshine; Thomas N. Mather

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 374.99

    The ecological relationships found to exist between tick vectors and pathogens in their zootic cycle can profoundly influence patterns of transmission and disease for humans and domestic animals. This study examines the ecological parameters affecting the regulation of tick-borne zoonoses. more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infectionsby M.W. Service

    CABI 2001; US$ 250.00

    This major reference contains information on arthropod-borne infections affecting humans and domesticated animals. It contains 150 entries, describing arboviral, viral, bacterial and rickettsial, spirochaetal, protozoal and filarial infections, and the vectors that transmit them. more...

  • Transgenesis and the Management of Vector-Borne Diseaseby Serap Aksoy

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 149.00

    Parasitic, bacterial and viral agents continue to challenge the welfare of humans, livestock, wild life and plants worldwide. The public health impact and financial consequences of these diseases are particularly hard on the already overburdened economies of developing countries especially in the tropics. Many of these disease agents utilize insect... more...

  • Ticksby Alan S. Bowman; Patricia A. Nuttall

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 140.00

    In-depth coverage of ticks, their pathogens and control measures, written by an international collection of experts. more...

  • The Mosquito Crusadesby Gordon Patterson

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    Among the struggles of the twentieth century, the one between humans and mosquitoes may have been the most vexing. As vectors of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis, and dengue fever, mosquitoes forced open a new chapter in the history of medical entomology. Based on extensive use of primary sources, The Mosquito Crusades traces... more...

  • Vector Biology, Ecology and Controlby Peter W. Atkinson

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    The control of mosquitoes and other insect vectors of human pathogens in an area-wide, environmentally and sustainable way is critical to solving global health problems in the developing world but also to industrialized countries that already have in place efficient vector control programs. The rapid spread of West Nile virus through the United States... more...

  • Medical and Veterinary Entomologyby Gary R. Mullen; Lance A. Durden

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 99.95

    For medical, veterinary, entomology and public health students, this acclaimed textbook has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most recent advances. Each chapter is structured with the student in mind, organized by the major headings of Taxonomy, Morphology, Life History, Behavior and Ecology, Public Health and Veterinary Importance, and... more...

  • Arthropods as Vectors of Emerging Diseasesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book discusses the transmission of agents of disease (prions, viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites) by means of vectors belonging to licking or blood-sucking arthropods including mites, ticks and insects that live near or among humans and their houses. more...

  • Dynamic Models of Infectious Diseasesby Vadrevu Sree Hari Rao; Ravi Durvasula

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 209.00

    This book covers modeling of insect vector-borne infectious diseases, which account for some three million deaths worldwide. The authors describe processes for quantifying the vital parameters of diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, sand flies, fleas and ticks. more...

  • Rearing Animal and Plant Pathogen Vectorsby Karl Maramorosch; Farida Mahmood

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    Preface Laboratory Maintenance of Mosquitoes; Farida Mahmood Black Fly Rearing and Use in Laboratory Bioassays; Elmer W. Gray and Ray Noblet Maintenance of Ticks in the Laboratory; Daniel E. Sonenshine Maintenance of the Triatomine Bugs Rhodnius prolixus and Triatoma dimidiata under Laboratory Conditions; R.V. Durvasula, J. Taneja,... more...